Page 1 of 6 12345 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 79
  1. #1
    Walk On
    Points: 8,981, Level: 28
    Level completed: 39%, Points required for next Level: 369
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    5000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Posts
    188
    Points
    8,981
    Level
    28
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 10
    Given: 3

    Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Who do you think are the blue bloods of college hoops? What is your criteria? I think some obvious ones are KU, KY, IND, NC, UCLA .

    My criteria would be success going back to the 60s up to the current era. It would also include having multiple national championships with championships coming under different coaches. However, that would leave out Duke since to my knowledge they have won their championships only under coach K but i'm too lazy to look it up.

    Some others that might be considered are Louisville, MSU, G'town . What are your thoughts?



  2. #2
    Legend
    Points: 166,753, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    The_Architect's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Focus Town
    Posts
    11,332
    Points
    166,753
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 220
    Given: 852

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    For hoops?

    UNC
    KU
    Duke
    UCLA
    UK
    IU


    While on live TV, Ford used a vulgar term to describe a private part of the female anatomy, adding that he was “happily married” and “got more than enough to eat at home.”

  3. #3
    Rookie
    Points: 14,019, Level: 35
    Level completed: 96%, Points required for next Level: 31
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2007
    Location
    Ames, IA
    Posts
    586
    Points
    14,019
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 28

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Duke is definitely a blue blood.



  4. #4
    Addict
    Points: 91,916, Level: 94
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 1,234
    Overall activity: 58.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran
    awd4cy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Location
    Peru, IL
    Posts
    7,531
    Points
    91,916
    Level
    94
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 218
    Given: 205

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Multiple final four appearances.



  5. #5
    Pro
    Points: 28,682, Level: 52
    Level completed: 3%, Points required for next Level: 1,068
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Feb 2008
    Location
    Des Moines
    Posts
    2,458
    Points
    28,682
    Level
    52
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 3
    Given: 0

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Nobody really cares about UCLA anymore. I would scratch them off of the list



  6. #6
    Addict
    Points: 237,213, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience Points1 year registeredSocial
    klamath632's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    8,655
    Points
    237,213
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 300
    Given: 223

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRAZYGREG View Post
    Nobody really cares about UCLA anymore. I would scratch them off of the list
    Your username is right on the money.


    Quote Originally Posted by John F. Kennedy
    not because they are easy, but because they are hard ... because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win....

  7. #7
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 130,802, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Location
    CF Resident Dog Lover
    Posts
    4,619
    Points
    130,802
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 5
    Given: 0

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by CRAZYGREG View Post
    Nobody really cares about UCLA anymore. I would scratch them off of the list
    while I understand what youre saying, they def stay on the list. UK UCLA UNC DUKE IU KU is the correct answer



  8. #8
    Pro
    Points: 46,395, Level: 66
    Level completed: 61%, Points required for next Level: 555
    Overall activity: 41.0%
    Achievements:
    25000 Experience PointsVeteran
    Daserop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2011
    Location
    The Bebop
    Posts
    2,619
    Points
    46,395
    Level
    66
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 99
    Given: 193

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    why are "elite" teams/programs blue bloods?


    Jet Black (Cowboy Bebop): Man always thinks about the past before he dies, as if he were frantically searching for proof that he truly lived.

  9. #9
    Pro
    Points: 105,497, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Posts
    3,052
    Points
    105,497
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 211
    Given: 0

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by klamath632 View Post
    Your username is right on the money.
    Have you seen a UCLA home game any time recently? It's a half empty arena with fairly mediocre teams - not really indicative of a supposed blue blood program.



  10. #10
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 494,061, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,438
    Points
    494,061
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 619
    Given: 2,517

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    why are "elite" teams/programs blue bloods?
    "Blue blood" = "aristocracy"

    Just terms to mean the upper crust.


    M 7/09

  11. #11
    Speechless
    Points: 269,415, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 13.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    isuno1fan's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Clive, Iowa
    Posts
    17,458
    Points
    269,415
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 105
    Given: 19

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    No old Big East teams? Maybe UConn?



  12. #12
    Addict
    Points: 191,141, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    Dryburn's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    8,805
    Points
    191,141
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 114
    Given: 3

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    UCLA
    KU
    UK
    IU
    UNC
    Duke
    Ohio State
    Louisville
    Michigan State


    -Be kind. That is something you will never regret. You will never say to yourself when you are old "I wish I was not good to that person".

  13. #13
    square root(31) = 5.56776436
    Points: 494,061, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 21.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialYour first GroupVeteran50000 Experience PointsRecommendation Second Class
    Angie's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    IA
    Posts
    17,438
    Points
    494,061
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 619
    Given: 2,517

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by isuno1fan View Post
    No old Big East teams? Maybe UConn?
    I was just going to post the Huskies. That would be my vote, too.

    As much as I hate to say it, Ohio State is also a perennial contender. Michigan State usually is pretty solid, too.


    M 7/09

  14. #14
    Hall-Of-Famer
    Points: 62,564, Level: 77
    Level completed: 58%, Points required for next Level: 686
    Overall activity: 9.0%
    Achievements:
    50000 Experience PointsVeteran

    Join Date
    May 2010
    Posts
    4,762
    Points
    62,564
    Level
    77
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 150
    Given: 28

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    For hoops?

    UNC
    KU
    Duke
    UCLA
    UK
    IU
    Agreed.



  15. #15
    Speechless
    Points: 404,806, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 11.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alarson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    West Des Moines, IA
    Posts
    21,080
    Points
    404,806
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 260
    Given: 111

    Re: Which teams do you consider to be Blue Bloods?

    Quote Originally Posted by The_Architect View Post
    For hoops?

    UNC
    KU
    Duke
    UCLA
    UK
    IU
    I'd say that's the list, with the possible inclusion of MSU.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • Football
  • Iowa State vs. North Dakota State
  • August 30, 2014
  • 11:00 AM